Flashcards in Arteries and Veins Deck (30)
On which side of the body does the Common Carotid and Subclavian Artery come directly from the Aortic Arch?
Left side of body
How many branches does the internal carotid artery have?
Zero! No branches
Name the six branches of the External Carotid Artery?
Superior Thyroid (Anterior), Ascending Pharyngeal (Medial), Lingual (Anterior), Facial (Anterior), Occipital (Posterior), and Posterior Auricular (Posterior)
How many of the branches of the external carotid artery run anteriorly?
What branches of the External Carotid Artery run Posteriorly?
Occipital Artery and Posterior Auricular
Which branches of the external carotid artery run medially?
Which branches of the External Carotid artery run Anteriorly?
Superior Thyroid, Lingual and Facial
What two arteries does the External Carotid artery divide into when terminating?
Maxillary and Superficial Temporal
Which arteries are found in the Posterior Triangle of the neck?
Subclavian Artery,Transverse Cervical Artery, Suprascapular Artery (Occipital Artery)
Which arteries are found in the Anterior Triangle of the neck?
Common Carotid (Internal and External - All branches)
The Superficial Temporal vein drains blood from what part of the head?
The scalp and temporal region
What two veins form the the Retromandibular vein?
SuperficialTemporal and Maxillary veins
What vein drains blood from the Posterior scalp?
Posterior Auricular vein
What vein joins with the retromandibular vein to form the external jugular vein?
Posterior Auricular vein
Retromandibular vein drains blood from what portions of the head?
Parotid gland and masseter muscle
Superficial Temporal and Maxillary veins form what vein?
The Retromandibular vein
The retromandibular vein forms with what other vein to form the external jugular vein?
The posterior auricular vein
What two veins from the external jugular vein?
Posterior Auricular and Retromandibular vein
Facial vein drains blood from where?
The facial vein receives blood from what vein?
The facial nerve empties into what other vein?
Internal Jugular vein
Internal Jugular vein empties into
Junction of branchiocephalic and subclavian vein
What parts of the head drain into the internal jugular vein?
Cranial cavity and infratemporal region
The Internal Jugular vein is contained within what portion of the carotid triangle of the neck?
What portion of the head drains into the External Jugular vein?
Superficial Head and Face
Where does the External Jugular vein empty?
Into the Subclavian vein
Where is the External Jugular vein contained?
Superficial Cervical fascia
What portions drain into the Anterior Jugular vein?
Neck and portions of head
What two major veins are contained within the Superficial Cervical fascia?
External Jugular vein and Anterior Jugular vein